From My Brainpan…

So this is where I blahhhhg.
Witty, serious, sentimental, dark, bright, heated, or plain old “wtf!?” you’ll find it here.
My dear friend June told me, “The world is a better place when you are writing Karen.”
So that is what I’d like to do…make my corner better.

learning how to say things out loud…

Several months ago I was in a really bad place.I was drained, exhausted, worn down. I hesitate to say I was depressed, because I know so many people who battle with darker demons, but I was very sad.My emotions were manifesting physically, and I was...

the idea farm…

I have a notebook in my Evernote which I've labeled "The Idea Farm."It's one of the tools I use to jot down thoughts, words, lines, business dreams and novel plots. It's a place to capture all the swiftly moving brainstormy things that haven't been fleshed...

leaf on deck
learning to live more simply…

Every time I travel lately, I am reminded of my desire to simplify. Everything. pack lighter. carry lighter. be. lighter. It's a work in progress. 40+ years of accumulating things...

me and the girls
Red, Red Wine…

Something happens every time UB40's version of Red, Red Wine comes on the radio. My heart does a nostalgic little flip-flop and I smile...